Red Hat has released the beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6, the latest version of our Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta includes enhancements to both security and stability as well as:

  • Increased system performance
  • An improved system administration experience
  • Enhancements to Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a virtual guest

Optimizations and tuning improvements include:

  • Out-of-the-box support for Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) to deliver low-latency, high bandwidth network connectivity.
  • A new socket polling implementation that reduces network latency and jitter.
  • Kernel locking improvements to allow for increased CPU utilization on large systems.
  • Support for additional 40GbE network adapters.

Read the whole announcement:   Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta Now Available.

Last updated: May 29, 2023